Colorado Rock Climbing
Colorado’s Rocky Mountains are home to some of the best rock climbing in the world. Join Apex’s professional guides for an outing to our private single-pitch climbing routes of Vail or pumpy limestone routes of Rifle. If you’re looking for a loftier objective, try the breathtaking multi-pitch climbs of Boulder or the airy sandstone climbs of the Colorado National Monument.
Apex is conveniently located in Vail, Colorado. With a wide variety of climbing options located minutes from your hotel, this beautiful summer destination acts as an ideal staging area for the abundance of rock climbing that Colorado has to offer.
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Vail, Colorado Rock Climbing
Join Vail’s #1 recommended guide service for a morning or afternoon of exploring the rock climbs surrounding Vail, Colorado. Transportation, private guide(s) and activity-specific equipment included. Come enjoy this amazing adventure!
Beaver Creek, Colorado Rock Climbing
Only minutes from your hotel and a 5 minute average approach from the trailhead, these climbs are conveniently located, fun, and suit all ability, fitness and age levels.
Breckenridge, Colorado Rock Climbing
Classic Colorado rock climbing is just a short drive away. Rock climbing in Breckenridge, Colorado provides the adventurer with a variety of routes that will challenge any ability level, making for an unforgettable day in the Rockies.
Flatirons Rock Climbing
This impressive collection of popular climbing areas surrounding Boulder, Colorado provides a choice of multi-pitch climbing routes that ascend aged sandstone and granite formations up to 1,500 feet tall.
Rifle, Colorado Rock Climbing
Vertical and overhanging sport climbs are abundant in this gorgeous limestone canyon. Climbs range from 5.7 to 5.14, with an average rating of 5.12d.
Group Rock Climbing
Group rock climbing in Colorado is an excellent choice for birthdays, bar/bat mitzvahs, bachelor parties, family reunions, college reunions, corporate outings, and much more. Share in this awesome Colorado rock climbing adventure together!
Come see what all of the buzz is about! Rappelling is a fun and exciting activity that can be enjoyed with or without climbing. Receive professional instruction and a supportive belay from our guides. All ages, experience, and fitness levels are welcome.
Climbing Rock Towers
Towers and spires of the Colorado Desert and Rocky Mountains await you. Ranging in height from 200 to over 1,000 feet, these giants make for a lifetime memory worth sharing with a friend, family member or just you and your guide.
This state-of-the-art indoor wall is an excellent option for working on technique, avoiding inclement weather, or sending the kids off for an exciting day of climbing.
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Beginner Rock Climbing
Learn the basics of rock climbing with instruction from of our professional mountain guides. Apex provides an introduction to gear use, the fundamentals of moving efficiently on rock, belaying, rappelling and more.
Intermediate Rock Climbing
For those with prior climbing experience, this course covers topics including resting on rock, building top rope anchors, climbing techniques as they relate to face and crack climbing and caring for your gear.
Advanced Rock Climbing
This course’s focus, dictated by your goals, may include complex anchor systems, advanced belaying techniques, climbing multi-pitch routes, or more advanced techniques.
Learn to Lead
Learn the fundamentals of leading sport (clipping bolts) and trad (placing your own gear) climbing. We guide your process, and provide a controlled environment for your first time on the sharp end.
Self-Rescue on Rock
A valued training for any climber; this course focuses on skills used in the rare unexpected snafu.
Anchor construction lies at the heart of managing risk in any climbing environment. Our guides teach the art of constructing anchor systems, how to evaluate and select natural anchors, and when to use existing bolts and pitons.
Advanced Anchor Systems
Our advanced anchors course addresses topics including fall factors, complex anchor systems used in multi-pitching and rescue, directional pull on anchor points, how to construct a complex system with limited gear.
Learn to properly prepare for, and ascend, a multi-pitch objective. Practice efficient climbing techniques, rope and time management, develop route finding skills and more.
Apex provides all technical rock climbing gear (i.e. climbing shoes, harnesses, helmets, belay equipment, ropes, and other technical gear) for your outing, and welcomes all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Some personal gear provided by participant(s), see our gear list. A gourmet deli lunch is available upon request.
Choose #1 recommended Apex for your Colorado rock climbing experience. Satisfaction guaranteed.
To register, complete the registration form below, call Apex Mountain School at (970) 949-9111, or use our contact us page. Advanced reservations are recommended, not required.